Serial space and satellite industry entrepreneur and a recognized authority and leader in the commercial space and mobile satellite services industries joins MSUA Board.


Solstar Space, the company making persistent space-based communications available, announced today that its Founder and CEO, M. Brian Barnett, joined the Board of Directors for the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA). Barnett brings over 30 years of commercial and civil space, and mobile satellite services experience to the role.

“I value this opportunity to join this accomplished group of satellite industry professionals to continue the growth and impact the Mobile Satellite Users Association is making on a global scale,” says M. Brian Barnett, Founder and CEO, Solstar Space Company (Solstar). “Representing the interests of the millions of satellite solutions users is becoming increasingly important as space-based commercial activity progresses. At Solstar, we are making suborbital and orbital communications as available and easy to use as it is on Earth. Having spent the last 30 years of my career working with and for NASA, KPMG’s space and high tech practice, and founding three satellite services companies, I bring a broad perspective to MSUA's Board,” continues Barnett.

Barnett has also been the Principal Investigator on multiple successful spaceflight payload missions, including the highly successful first Wi-Fi in space and first Tweet from space.